Is installing ROMS on this update still safe to do as it was on 4.2? I already bricked it once trying to downgrade it...don't want to do that again.
Any answers are appreciated, thank you for your time.
Yes you absolutely can install ROMs. You MUST make sure that they don't contain a bootloader though. Most modified stock ROMs I've seen/used do not contain them and there is a way to tell before flashing. See post 3 in the following link for clarification and how to tell if bootloader is contained. The explanation comes from a dev so it's good info. http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2558311
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